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Music Teacher - Muna British Academy

Aldar Education - Muna British Academy
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Company provided accommodation (furnished/unfurnished)
Roundtrip airfare to home country annually
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
  • University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Music Education

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education (specializing in Music).

Minimum Experience: A minimum of 2 years experience teaching Music in a Primary setting,

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills: 

  • Experience working with students for whom English is not their first language (EAL) students.
  • Mandatory experience teaching the England National Curriculum.
  • To be able to deal professionally with a range of stakeholders.
  • Passion for teaching and commitment to educating and nurturing children.
  • A high level of professionalism and consideration for the well-being of children.
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extra-curricular activities.
  • A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life.
  • Warmth, empathy, credibility, self-belief, integrity, drive and child-centered.
  • IT Literate and familiar with online technologies to aid in 21st-century teaching.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with parents in a diverse multi-cultural environment.


A cover letter and CV including details of two referees should be sent via the portal.

What we offer:

Aldar Education is a family of world-class, child-centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE. We educate over 25,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders. We offer an attractive remuneration package including medical cover, flights, housing, and free child school places. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching, and training.

Successful candidates will have access to a wide network of professionals and opportunities to both lead and contribute to training others as well as developing themselves.

Aldar Education is seeking a passionate Music Teacher for Muna British Academy, Abu Dhabi commencing next academic year, 2024-25.

Muna British Academy is in the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi and was recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by ADEK - Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) Serving over 700 students from Nursery – Year 6 we follow the National Curriculum of England.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.

The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.


Teaching and learning:

  • Demonstrating a clear understanding of the Curriculum for effective implementation to match learning outcomes.
  • Teaching Music using appropriate syllabus, materials, musical instruments, and schemes of work.
  • Organizing the classroom provision and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive and engaging learning environment.
  • Planning, preparing, and presenting sessions that cater to the needs of the whole ability range within the class.
  • To plan Music lessons and sequences of lessons consistently and effectively, in the long, medium, and short-term, to meet pupils’ individual learning needs.
  • Creating a climate for learning that is conducive to delivering outstanding practice.
  • Motivating students by delivering enjoyable and creative co-curricular Music lessons that both challenge pupils and promote love for Music and co-curricular activities.
  • Lead co-curricular events (concerts, assemblies, musical/performing arts events) to develop and promote students’ achievement and participation in Music.
  • Being reflective of the classroom provision, sessions taught, progress made, and adjusting environment, planning, and curriculum to reflect this.
  • Supporting SEN (POD), EAL, and G&T students and ensuring that their needs are met through differentiation.
  • Meeting with other professionals such as speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, and educational psychologists, if required, to best cater to the diverse learning needs of pupils.
  • Facilitating Hybrid / Distance Learning / Face to Face lessons.

Assessment and data:

  • Taking responsibility for student progress in the class. Consistently and effectively making use of data relating to student’s prior attainment to set well-grounded expectations/targets for pupils, monitor their progress, and give clear and constructive feedback.
  • Meeting requirements for assessments and recording students’ development using Target Tracker.
  • Using data gathered from assessments to inform decisions regarding further planning, provision, and interventions.
  • Providing feedback to parents and carers on students’ progress and development at Parent-Teacher conferences and meetings (PTMs).

Behavior management and duties:

  • Follow the school’s established policies and procedures, e.g., behavior, code of conduct, and child safeguarding policy.
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches that are appropriate to students’ needs to inspire, motivate, and challenge pupils. 
  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary, within the school’s established policies.
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values, and behavior, which are expected of pupils.
  • Have high expectations of good conduct, promoting self-control and independence of all learners. 
  • To ensure a safe and secure environment that allows for appropriate social, emotional, and academic growth for all students. 
  • Carry out duties as directed and within the school’s established policies.

Wider professional responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a curriculum action group, supporting planning, assessment, resources, and special events linked to the team.
  • Support in organizing and taking part in school events, outings, and extra-curricular activities (ECAs). 
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers about student’s achievements and well-being using school systems/processes as appropriate.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school through Music and Performing Arts.
  • Take initiative of own professional development to secure high-quality teaching and for successful execution of roles and responsibilities. 

Aldar Education is keen to hear from like-minded, forward-thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenges and opportunities that we have to offer.

This job description is not all-inclusive. Aldar Education reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also mindful of our national development strategy and encourage UAE Nationals in their application at our company.

Aldar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You can tell us that offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and police clearance.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Al Muna Academy is a vibrant international school in the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi and was recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by ADEK - Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). Serving over 700 students from Nursery – Year 6, we follow the National Curriculum of England. 

The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, and confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now and in the future. We have a wonderful school site that provides many different opportunities for curriculum development. 

We believe that imagination, creativity, and big dreams can change our world! We are focused on improvement and solutions. We empower our staff and students to be innovative and unconstrained. We celebrate thinkers and doers. 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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